SNOWThis is a short book about

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A Spotify playlist of snow songs… opening with the music from the Radio 4 Book of the Week adaptation, and ending with a song written especially for the book by The Bookshop Band, A Memory of the Magic Stuff.



Beautifully published on October 6th 2016 by the excellent people at Little Toller, ‘SNOW’ is a monograph exploring a subject I’m a little bit obsessed with, one I’ve returned to many times in my novels.

Arranged, like a snowflake, with six aspects, covering subjects such as the art, science, mythology and language of snow, it’s an attempt to understand the powerful hold it has on our imaginations.

You can order directly from Little Toller here (and please consider doing so; it helps a small, independent publishing house enormously).

See the rest of Little Toller’s monograph series here.

Snow was aired on BBC Radio 4 between Christmas and New Year 2016, as Book of the Week.

As seen in the Sunday Times 'Home' supplement.

Sedgwick is a deft writer with a warm and confiding tone. He wears his learning lightly and is especially good at conjuring atmosphere.
The New Statesman
beautifully written and perfectly formed
nudge-book.com




A short film about the book…


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Snow, by Marcus Sedgwick, published by Little Toller, October 6th 2016
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